Hero firemen to be honoured

Published: June 5, 2007 | 6325th good news item since 2003

FIVE UK firefighters who saved a man’s life after he was stabbed are to receive an award.

The men, from Maesteg fire station, will be honoured in a ceremony tomorrow.

Their quick thinking saved the life of 48-year-old John Baker, of Carmen Street, Caerau, Maesteg.

Sub Officer Martyn Harris, Leading Firefighter Dave Lake, Firefighter Andrew Daye, Firefighter Dave Smith and Firefighter John Boulton will be presented with a letter of commendation.

The men were called to a pub where they found Mr Baker in grave danger. They wrapped him in their uniforms to stop the heavy bleeding and drove him to hospital in the back of a fire engine.

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